Andrew Cash
MP for Davenport

Immigration

Andrew’s Statement on Vandalism at a Mosque in Thornhill – July 21 2014

on July 21, 2014

NDP Multiculturalism critic and Toronto Caucus Chair Andrew Cash (Davenport) released the following statement today condemning the disturbing acts of vandalism at a Mosque in Thornhill: “We are deeply saddened and disturbed by what happened last night in Thornhill. Bigotry in any form has no place in Canada. While it is important that the people [...]

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Andrew on Syrian refuegee crisis – June 17th, 2014

on July 7, 2014

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, with tragic events in Iraq, the Syrian refugee crisis is getting worse and here we are having a hard time getting straight answers from the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, so let us put it in context. Sweden has over 14,000 Syrian refugees; Germany, 19,000; and the Canadian [...]

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Statement on Canadian Multiculturalism Day – June 27, 2014

on June 27, 2014

The NDP’s Multiculturalism critic Andrew Cash (Davenport) made the following statement on Canadian Multiculturalism Day: “Multiculturalism is a fundamental Canadian value and on this Canadian Multiculturalism Day, the New Democratic Party is proud to celebrate our nation’s rich diversity. “The values of tolerance, compassion and commitment to equality are shared by all Canadians and allow [...]

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Andrew on government cuts to refugee health care – June 16th, 2014

on June 16, 2014

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, leaving refugees without health care is an appalling fact that the government has perpetrated on our country. We are talking about pregnant women and children, and because they have no access to preventative medicine, when they get severely ill, they go to the hospital. The hospitals in the [...]

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Andrew pushes for answers on the Governments response to Visa application in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan – May 27th, 2014

on May 27, 2014

Mr. Andrew Cash (Davenport, NDP): Mr. Speaker, in November, in response to the devastating Typhoon Haiyan, the government promised to fast track some visa applications, but here we are six months later and the department refuses to say what happened to those applications. The Minister of Citizenship and Immigration needs to take this issue seriously [...]

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